Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

  1. SkySpecs: A 10-year overnight success

    Alumni startup takes off in the drone space with an autonomous solution for inspecting wind turbines.

  2. Outside the box

    ‘Sensors in a Shoebox’ deploys urban technology to Detroit teens and empowers them to collect data and influence local policy.

  3. Highway star

    Researchers use new technologies at Mcity to test the boundaries and expand the capacities of smart, connected, and driverless vehicles.

  4. A visionary collaboration

    U-M students are partnering with a tech-savvy blind teen to help other blind and visually impaired people navigate the world.

  5. Forecast 2017

    Michigan Ross experts offer projections on the economy, the environment, the auto industry, trade, the media, and more.

  6. A matter of time

    Learn how the Internet of Things infiltrated one home, and what it could signal about the future of privacy and security.

  7. Media Coverage of the University of Michigan — June 2014

    Large freshman class challenges U-M housing…U-M builds fake city to test driverless cars…Teenage girls face sexting dilemma…Cutting the poor out of welfare…Why daughters are better than sons, financially, that is…22 devastating effects of climate change…U-M forms technology consortium with other universities.

  8. Transformers, anyone?

    What happens when a rolling robot needs some legs mid-mission? The robot builds its own. At least that’s the plan.

  9. Back to his roots

    After graduation, Karl Rosaen moved from Michigan to Silicon Valley, where he worked on the now-famous Google Android phone. So when he wanted to start his own high tech firm, where did he go? Back home to Michigan, of course. A story about hope for a new economy.